Showing posts with category "business"

What businesses in South Africa are most worried about in 2022

Cyber incidents, business interruption and critical infrastructure blackouts are the top three business risks in South Africa in 2022, according to the Allianz Risk Barometer 2022.

January 21, 2022
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5 important things happening in South Africa today

Eskom says its electricity is cheaper than other countries; political groups call for a higher standard of education; the EFF’s intimidation of restaurants flies in the face of standing court rulings; and Sisulu calls Ramaphosa a liar after the president said she apologised for her attacks on the judiciary and constitution.

January 21, 2022
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Woolworths online food makes inroads among shoppers

Retailer Woolworths says that group online sales for the half-year financial period ending 26 December, grew by 22.4%, and contributed 13.7% to its total turnover and concession sales.

January 20, 2022
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5 important things happening in South Africa today

DA heads to court to force a return of full-time schooling; Treasury sets its sights on vaping; legal experts chime in on the EFF’s ‘foreigner checks’; and Zuma launches yet another court bid to stay his corruption trial proceedings.

January 20, 2022
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This out-of-date traffic law means South Africa is falling behind the rest of the world

Business group Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) has written to Transport minister Fikile Mbalula requesting he makes changes to South Africa’s traffic regulations.

January 19, 2022
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South African cannabis company details expansion plans following R300 million cash injection, including Europe and US

JSE-Listed investment holding company Labat Africa says it is diversifying its healthcare offerings through large-scale acquisitions and retail expansion.

January 19, 2022
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Landmark legal challenge against mandatory Covid vaccines in South Africa

Trade union Solidarity has launched a legal challenge against the University of the Free State (UFS) over its planned mandatory Covid-19 vaccine policy for staff and students.

January 19, 2022
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Billionaire opens vaccine plant in South Africa

US biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong on Wednesday launched a plant that will produce a billion Covid-19 vaccine doses in Cape Town by 2025, fulfilling a longtime plan to help bring greater health equity to the country of his birth.

January 19, 2022
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Shortage of skilled workers a major risk in South Africa

International financial services provider Allianz has published its global risk barometer for 2022, surveying 2,650 risk experts in 89 countries and territories about the biggest risks facing their businesses in the coming year.

January 18, 2022
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6 things killing small businesses in South Africa right now

Confidence among South African small business owners was notably lower towards the end of 2021, with concerns set to continue into 2022.

January 17, 2022
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Warning against mandatory vaccination policies in South Africa

The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) has warned companies against introducing mandatory vaccination policies, which it says risks infringing the Constitutional rights of workers.

January 17, 2022
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5 important things happening in South Africa today

Education department faces legal action over matric results; driving demerit points could still happen in South Africa; showdown looms between businesses and local government over electricity prices; and Sisulu triples down on her tirade about South Africa’s constitution.

January 17, 2022
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business